[Tagging] Problems with historic=tomb

sabas88 sabas88 at gmail.com
Thu Oct 16 07:00:13 UTC 2014


2014-10-16 8:33 GMT+02:00 Mateusz Konieczny <matkoniecz at gmail.com>:

> It seems that are serious problems with this tag, is there somebody
> interested in
> this topic who want to make a better proposal?
>
> (1) This tag can not be used on the same object as
> historic=archaeological_site -
> despite the fact that many archaeological sites are excavated tombs.
>
> (2) There is no clear limit for notability, most likely this tag will be
> in future used to
> describe any grave. Even now, some people are using it this way. The same
> happened with natural=tree - originally defined as "lone or significant
> tree".
>
> (3) There is no proposed tag to use for ordinary grave, further encuraging
> using this tag in way other than defined.
>

There are used these two
http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Key:tomb
and
http://taginfo.osm.org/tags/cemetery=grave#overview

The first is a structured proposal, the second is just used....


> see https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:historic%3Dtomb
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